Chokepoints: The Challenges and Opportunities of Blockages

Tunnels, corridors, cables – conduits that can become “chokepoints” – places where malfunction, blockage or strategic pressure constrict the flows and connections of human systems. In 2016, CURS Faculty Fellows Townsend Middleton and Gabriela Valdivia convened a group of scholars … Continued

Jiang Pan

EVENT: Current Relations in Sino-US Economic and Trade Frictions

On June 7, 2018, The UNC Program on Chinese Cities presented a seminar by Dr. Jiang Pan, economic counselor and chief of the Economic Section of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United States. Pan, and his … Continued

Bill Rohe on Work Requirements in Public Housing

Conversations at Hickerson House: Bill Rohe on Work Requirements in Public Housing

Bill Rohe, director of the UNC Center for Urban and Regional Studies and the Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor of City & Regional Planning at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, talks about his team’s research on work requirements … Continued

It Made the Sacrifices Worth It: The Latino Experience in Higher Education

Students across the United States graduate with, on average, $30,000 of student loan debt, which can take years — sometimes decades — to pay off. How this affects the Latino community, specifically, is an under-reported story. But the UNC Center … Continued

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